German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the 10th Petersburg Climate Dialogue on Tuesday. During her speech Merkel vowed to create a plan to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050. In reaction to the vow, environmental NGOs have made it clear that they want action, not promises.
The mayor in the town of Tübingen has told land owners to 'build or loose' their properties. This weekend 20 letters were sent out to people that own unused land in the area. According to the letters they now have fours years to either build residential living space or they will be forced to sell.